Attacker kills two soldiers guarding Sudan's presidential palace

November 8, 2014 12:10 PM

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - An attacker with a knife killed two soldiers guarding a gate at Sudan's presidential palace before being shot dead by other troops on Saturday, the president's press secretary said.

President Omar Hassan al-Bashir was not in Khartoum's Republican Palace at the time of the attack, press secretary Emad Ahmed told Reuters.

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